Health and Wellbeing
Health and Wellbeing
Dr Vincent Carroll, GP, Public Health Doctor and chair of ARC Cancer Support Centres
Fri, 22 Feb, 2019
"Nothing has changed...Nine or 10 people a day travel from Ireland to the UK (to access abortion services) or three take safe but illegal abortion pills at home."
Sat, 29 Sep, 2018
Sat, 05 Aug, 2017
The Pro Life Campaign has hit out at what they claim is the "grossly irresponsible" use by pro choice advocates of selected details of today’s news that a young woman had been denied an abortion under the 2013 Abortion Act.
Mon, 12 Jun, 2017
A group campaigning for the repeal of the constitutional amendment that prohibits abortion has confirmed it returned funding it received from an international organisation following correspondence with the ethics watchdog.
Sat, 01 Apr, 2017
Four years on from the death of Savita Halappanavar, the people of Ireland have shown they have not forgotten her.
Sat, 29 Oct, 2016
The Union of Students in Ireland expect up to 5,000 students to join their national demonstration march this Wednesday, October, 19.
Mon, 17 Oct, 2016
Sat, 24 Sep, 2016
A Dublin pop-up store, selling jumpers with the word ‘repeal’ on them, in reference to abortion, sold out of stock yesterday, on its first day of trading.
Sat, 02 Jul, 2016
Never come between a man and his football.
Wed, 22 Jun, 2016
Sat, 23 Apr, 2016
Ryan Moore is set to ride The Grey Gatsby in the Prince of Wales’s Stakes at Royal Ascot next week.
Thu, 11 Jun, 2015
Hydrotherapy and pool sessions are being used by vets to treat injuries and obesity, says Nuala Woulfe.
Tue, 29 Apr, 2014
Yesterday’s meeting at Bath was abandoned in bizarre circumstances after sewage problems in the jockeys’ changing rooms sparked a protest from the riders.
Mon, 21 Oct, 2013
Children from disadvantaged backgrounds will be among 500 Cork youngsters who will get a free day out at the circus next year thanks to solicitor to the stars, Gerald Kean.
Thu, 19 Sep, 2013
An agreement to allow Irish couples to adopt from the USA is expected to be signed in Washington today.
Tue, 03 Sep, 2013
A cancer support house is to open a new outreach service on the northside of Cork City.
Thu, 29 Aug, 2013
UK race track Southwell will be closed for at least a month as repairs are carried out to damage caused by recent flooding.
Tue, 27 Nov, 2012
It’s now got to the stage where an entire community has been intimidated into silence and where the near death of an innocent child no longer shocks.
Thu, 11 Oct, 2012
RARELY more than random scribblings, doodles are the product of your subconscious filling the margins of a phone book or sprawling all over a piece of scrap paper.
Sat, 19 Nov, 2011
ARC Adoption has become the first agency accredited to operate as an adoption mediation agency under the Adoption Act.
Tue, 31 May, 2011
DON’T give up the day job is the message for many of the celebrities who put pen to paper for a cancer charity — but at least it was for a very good cause.
Sat, 06 Nov, 2010
THE country is experiencing a gangland and drugs crisis, with entire communities facing intimidation on a regular basis, a major drugs conference has heard.
Wed, 20 Oct, 2010
CORK City Council’s planning department has raised planning concerns with the backers of a new conference centre which is due to host its first event this weekend.
Tue, 07 Sep, 2010
Cork is to get a new event 40,000 sq ft centre which can cater for concerts, trade shows and any other large event.
Thu, 22 Jul, 2010
AN EVENTS centre, larger than the main hall of Dublin’s RDS, is to be built in Cork city within months.
Thu, 22 Jul, 2010
MICHAEL Bell has ruled Sariska out of the Audi Pretty Polly Stakes at the Curragh on Saturday because the ground is likely to be fast.
Wed, 23 Jun, 2010
A NEW adoption agency to facilitate inter-country adoptions for Irish people is scheduled to launch in September.
Wed, 09 Jun, 2010
THE launch this week of the Asset Resolution Corporation (ARC) by former Bank of Scotland Ireland chief executive Mark Duffy, suggests that optimism is emerging that investors believe the Irish property crisis will be resolved.
Sat, 24 Oct, 2009
THE NAMA debate has moved on. This week and next, the Dáil will amend the detailed provisions of the legislation.
Thu, 22 Oct, 2009
A NAMA-style private bank has been set up to buy property loans from non-Irish banks operating in the Irish market.
Wed, 21 Oct, 2009
A LEADING drug project is reporting a sharp rise in crack cocaine use, with half of new cocaine clients taking the highly addictive drug.
Fri, 30 Nov, 2007
Authorized will face a maximum of 14 rivals in Sunday’s Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe.
Tue, 02 Oct, 2007
THE Government must urgently fund the country’s specialist breast clinics as many are not properly staffed or equipped, according to breast cancer experts.
Mon, 22 May, 2006
A DRUG group said it will have to severely cut a planned project to combat drug use among children, some as young as 10, after it received half the funding it needed from the Government.
Wed, 11 Jan, 2006
DRUG TREATMENT agencies and politicians have called for security to be stepped up at one of the country’s biggest hospitals as it emerged that the hospital is being targeted by drug dealers and is “awash” with illicit drugs.
Tue, 15 Nov, 2005
ALCOHOL abuse costs the economy €2 billion annually, accounts for 25% of hospital admissions and most public order offences, a conference heard yesterday.
Fri, 17 Sep, 2004
Connections of Bago have not yet ruled out a tilt at the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe Lucien Barriere at Longchamp next month.
Tue, 14 Sep, 2004